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    Urban Central

    334 City Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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    “free breakfast” (40 reviews)
    “bed dorm” (26 reviews)
    “free pasta” (10 reviews)
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    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
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    4 Feb.5 Feb.
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 18 September 2015

    This was really my first time staying in a hostel and it was totally cool. The stay was cheap, the location was more than adequate, and the facilities were clean enough. If I were on a budget next time I came back to Melbourne I...More

    Thank Justin J
    Response from Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban CentralResponded 23 September 2015

    Thank you for your lovely review, We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. Our staff do their utmost to ensure that the cleanliness of our venue is maintained at all times. Our rates include free breakfast, tea, coffee, rice and pasta. All linen...More

    Reviewed 15 September 2015

    Stayed over there for 7 days. The time I could find a long term house. Its was perfect. The staff are so helpful and ready to assist at any time. Also, the breakfast in the morning is just perfect. A must-book backpacker hotel very close...More

    Thank Sev M
    Response from Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban CentralResponded 23 September 2015

    Thank you for your wonderful review! Providing a free breakfast is our pleasure. We enjoy having our guests full of energy to begin their day exploring our wonderful city. Our team is always at the ready to further assist and give guests extra ideas and...More

    Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

    The urban central hostel will stay in my head mostly because of the great staff. Very friendly und helpfull staff members and the guests were very kind too. Nice bar with dinner and great music! Can recommend it for the start in Melbourne they will...More

    Thank Marc F
    Response from Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban CentralResponded 23 September 2015

    Thank you for your wonderful review, We also think that our staff are fantastic! They are a friendly bunch always up for a laugh, sharing travelling stories and helping our guests with any questions to ensure they get the most out of their stay in...More

    Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

    a few friends and I have stayed here on a few different occasions. it's a great little place with a bar and pool table down stairs, free breakfast included. I don't have anything negative to say about the urban central

    Thank Joshua A
    Response from Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban CentralResponded 23 September 2015

    Thank you for your review, It is always a pleasure having you stay! We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards, The team at Urban Central

    Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

    Best backpackers ive stayed at, bar has fun events every night and great drink specials the rooms are quite nice 4 dorms fir really cheap so you don't feel to crowded and the staff are friendly as hellMore

    Thank John K
    Response from Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban CentralResponded 23 September 2015

    What a fabulous review! We think our staff are amazing too! They are always willing to help you make the most out of your stay in Melbourne. Our Bar is a great way to meet fellow travellers over a few drinks and a social event....More

    • Top amenities
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • USD 64 - USD 201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 100
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    Response from lwm89 | Reviewed this property |
    I left my bags in the luggage room a few months back when we arrived early. It was crowded but we didn't have any problems finding enough room. I wouldn't worry about it too much.
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    "Don't book the 2nd floor if you want quiet, ask for a room with wall air cond. Corner rooms are bigger by..."
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    "Get a room away from City Rd and the freeway if road noise bothers you."
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    "maybe ask for a room not facing the busy motorway outside as sometimes the motorbikes were a little loud."
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    "I'm sure all rooms are comfortable"
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